Ruth G McRoy

Associate FacultyPh.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Professor Emeritus



Professional Interests

Open adoptions, outcomes for birthmothers, adoptive parents and adopted children, trans-racial adoptions, family preservation, special needs adoptions, post adoption services, female sexual abuse perpetrators, racial identity issues, adolescent pregnancy, effectiveness of residential treatment services.


  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
  • MSW, University of Kansas
  • BA, University of Kansas

Research Projects

Completed projects have the year of completion.

Profile Pages

External Links

  • Center for Women's and Gender Studies

    University of Texas at Austin
    Burdine Hall 536
    2505 University Avenue, A4900
    Austin, Texas 78712